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VOLUME 70

NUMBER 8

AUGUST 2011

Special Issue on
Water Management, Biomass Production and Sustainable Energy Systems for Rural Development

CONTENTS

573

Forewords

 

575

Preface

 

SECTION A
Enhanced Biomass Production: Rainfed and Waste Water Irrigation

577

Potential for rainfed woody biomass production for energy conversion in drought and salinity affected areas of northern India

P J C Harris, J E Wright &
E J Trenchard

583

Localized domestic wastewater treatment: Part I - Constructed wetlands (An overview)

Padma Vasudevan, Paul Griffin,
Alan Warren, Alka Thapliyal &
Mamta Tandon

595

Localized domestic wastewater treatment: Part II Irrigation potential in the Indian scenario

Padma Vasudevan, Paul Griffin, Alan Warren, Alka Thapliyal,
R K Srivastava & Mamta Tandon

601

Biomass production in short rotation effluent-irrigated plantations in north-west India

O P Toky, Drusilla Riddell-Black,
P J C Harris, Padma Vasudevan & Philip A Davies

610

Pollutant removal potential, growth and nutritional characteristics of short rotation woody crops in grey water vegetation filter system

Asha Pandey, Mohini Singh,
R K Srivasatava &
Padma Vasudevan

616

Growth of tree saplings of Azadirachta indica Juss (Neem) under fertigation with untreated and treated domestic wastewater

Alka Thapliyal, Padma Vasudevan, M G Dastidar, Mamta Tandon,
P K Sen & Seema Mishra

SECTION B
Enhanced Biomass Production: Saline Water Irrigation and Water Conservation

622

Management of saline irrigation water for enhancing
crop productivity

R P Jangir & B S Yadav

SECTION B cont.

628

A greenhouse integrating desalination, water saving and rainwater harvesting for use in salt-affected inland regions

P A Davies, R K Srivastava,
B Kaphaliya, A K Hossain,
O Ngoye Igobo & G. Garantziotis

634

Purification of water using vertical multiple effect distillation unit

G R Desale, Padma Vasudevan,
J K Pothal, KS Zala, B A Bhatti, S N Singh & P K Sen

639

Biodrainage for preventing water logging and concomitant wood yields in arid agro-ecosystems in north-western India

O P Toky, R Angrish, K S Datta, V Arora, C Rani, P Vasudevan & P J C Harris

645

Buried clay pot irrigation for efficient and controlled water delivery

Padma Vasudevan, Alka Thapliyal,
P K Sen, M G Dastidar & Philip Davies

653

Buried clay pot irrigation using saline water

P Vasudaven, Bhumija Kaphaliya, R K Srivastava, Mamta Tandon, S N Singh & P K Sen

656

Auto-regulative capability of pot/pitcher irrigation

K Gopinath & Srinivas V
Veeravalli

SECTION C
Energy Conversion

664

Intermediate pyrolysis: A sustainable biomass-to-energy concept biothermal valorisation of biomass BtVB process

A Hornung, A Apfelbacher &
S Sagi

668

Fuel production from biomass: Indian perspective for pyrolysis oil

Pravakar Mohanty, K K Pant, S N Naik, L M Das &
Padma Vasudevan

675

Nitrogen cycle of effluent-irrigated energy crop Plantations from wastewater treatment to the themochemical conversion processes

Zsuzsa A Mayer, A Apfelbacher
& A Hornung

683

Sustainable rural micro-enterprises through co- and tri-generation: Review of concepts

P K Sen, Padma Vasudevan,
S N Singh & Philip Davies

688

Development of a small-scale trigeneration plant based on a CI engine fuelled by neat non-edible plant oil

A K Hossain, R Thorpe,
R E Critoph & P A Davies

SECTION C cont.

694

Comparative study of performance and emissions characteristics of a diesel engine fueled with jatropha and karanja biodiesel

Lalit Prasad, Subhalaxmi Pradhan ,
C S Madankar, L M Das &
S N Naik

699

Techno-economic study on the use of non-edible oil as a diesel substitute for electricity generation in remote villages and forest areas

Dhrubatara Mitra & A K Basu

SECTION D
Sustainability Aspects

703

Cost and environmental impact assessment of household and village energy systems in rural India

A Banerjee & M Tierney

709

Buried clay pot Irrigation for horticulture in arid zones: A case study

Prahlad Singh, Pukh Raj Jaipal, Padma Vasudevan, P K Sen &
R P Jangir

713

Analysis of interactions among variables of renewable energy projects for sustainable development in India

Vimal Kumar Eswarlal,
Prasanta Kumar Dey & Ravi Shankar

721

Land resource requirements for bioenergy in India

John Elgy & Dan Halperin

727

Biofencing: an ecofriendly boundary wall

S Mishra, P Vasudevan &
S Prasad

732

Operational management of water reclamation through fertigation

Jerry Gosenpud, Ravi Srinivasan & Sameer Prasad

737

Entrepreneurialising solar lanterns to solve energy poverty in India Potential and limitations

Sam Wong & V Mathur

Author-Reader Platform

741

Instructions to contributors

 

Author Index


Angrish R

639

Apfelbacher A

664, 675

Arora V

6399

 

 

Banerjee A

703

Basu A K

699

Bhatti B A

634

Budhwar P

713

 

 

Critoph R E

688

 

 

Das L M

668, 694

Dastidar M G

616, 645

Datta K S

639

Davies P A

601, 628, 645,

683, 688

Desale G R

634

Dey P K

713

 

 

Elgy J

721

Eswarlal V K

713

 

 

Garantziotis G

628

Gopinath K

656

Gosenpud J

732

Griffin P

583, 595

 

 

Halperin D

721

Harris P J C

577, 601, 639

Hornung A

664, 675

Hossain A K

628, 688

 

 

Igobo O N

628

 

 

Jaipal P R

709

Jangir R P

622, 709

 

 

Kaphaliya B

628, 653

 

 

Madankar C S

694

Mathur V

737

Mayer Z A

675

 

 

Mishra S

616, 727

Mitra D

699

Mohanty P

668

Naik S N

668, 694

 

 

Pandey A

610

Pant K K

668

Pothal J K

634

Pradhan S

694

Prasad L

6944

Prasad S

727, 732

 

 

Rani C

639

Riddell-Black D

601

 

 

Sagi S

664

Sen P K

616, 634, 645, 653, 683, 7099

Shankar R

713

Singh M

610

Singh P

709

Singh S N

634, 653, 683

Srinivasan R

732

Srivastava R K

595, 610, 628, 653

 

 

Tandon M

583, 595, 616, 653

Thapliyal A

583, 595, 616, 645

Thorpe R

688

Tierney M

703

Toky O P

601, 639

Trenchard E J

577

 

 

Vasudaven P

583, 595, 601, 610, 616, 634, 639, 645, 653, 668, 683, 709, 727

Veeravalli S V

656

 

 

Warren A

583, 595

Wong S

737

Wright J E

577

 

 

Yadav B S

622

 

 

Zala K S

634

 


 

Keyword Index


Adsorption cooling

688

Agroforestry

639

Arid zones

709

Auto-regulative capability

656

Azadirachta indica

616

 

 

Biodiesel

694

Biodrainage

639

Bioenergy

721

Biofuels

688

Biomass

668

Biomass

601

BOD

610

BtVB process

664

Buried clay pot irrigation

709

 

 

Carbon and nitrogen sequestration

675

Case study

727

Catalyst

668

CI engine

688

CO2 sequestration

664, 727

COD

610

Conjunctive use

622

Constructed wetland

583

Constructed wetland (CW)

595

 

 

Dearsenification

634

Defluoridation

634

Desalination

628, 634

Developing country

732

Diesel substitute

699

Distilled water

634

Domestic wastewater

583, 595, 616

 

 

Electricity generation

703

Enablers

713

Energy conversion

577

Energy from biomass

683

Entrepreneurialising development model

737

Esterification

694

 

 

Fertigation

616, 732

Financial returns

727

FTIR

668

 

 

GC-MS

668

GEPIC model

721

GHG emission

688

Green energy production

664

Greenhouse cultivation

628

Grey water

610

 

 

Horticulture

709

Household and village energy systems

703

Hybrid biofence

727

Hydraulic conductivity

645

 

 

Improved cooking systems

703

Intermediate pyrolysis

664, 675

Interpretive structural model (ISM)

713

Irrigation

595, 616, 622

 

 

Jatropha oil

703

 

 

Karanj oil

699

 

 

Land resources

721

 

 

Macrophytes

583

Management practices

622

Microorganisms

583

Moisture deficit

645, 656

Nitrogen cycle

675

Nitrogen fixation

675

NOx emission

675

Nutrients

583, 610

 

 

Operational management

732

Oxidation stability

694

 

 

Performance

688

Photovoltaic

628

Pitcher irrigation

645, 653

Pollutants

610

Pongamia pinnata

699

Pot irrigation

656

Pyro-oil

668

 

 

Rainfed woody biomass production

577

Renewable energy (RE)

713

Reverse osmosis (RO)

628

Rural ecology project

732

 

 

Saline water

577, 622, 653

Salinity

628

Semi-arid trees

601

Sewage water irrigation

601

Short rotation plantations

601

Soil salinity distribution

653

Soil tension

656

Solar lantern

737

Sustainable development

713

Sustainable rural industrialization

683

 

 

Techno-economics

699

Technology development

664

Transesterification

694

Trigeneration

683

Trigeneration

688

 

 

Vegetation filter

610

Vegetative filters

675

Vertical multiple effect distillation (VMED)

634

 

 

Wastewater treatment

675

Water logging

639

Water purification

634

Water reclamation

732

Wood biomass

639